Campbell Football Holds First Preseason Scrimmage

Campbell Freshman WR Lex Goodwin # 87.

Buies Creek – Campbell completed its first scrimmage of preseason training campSaturday morning at Barker-Lane Stadium.

The Camels will hold their second scrimmage on Thursday, August 16, with their third and final preseason scrimmage coming a week later on August 23.

The Camels will host their annual Fan Fest on August 25 at 7 p.m., closing out preseason camp.

The Camels enter their second decade following their second winning campaign, matching school records for overall (6) and conference victories (5) in 2017. Offensively, Campbell also set school records for passing touchdowns (21) and passing yards per game (207.8) a year ago, while hitting the 50 touchdown mark for the second time in the program’s 10 seasons. The Fighting Camel defense further established itself in 2017, ranking among the nation’s leaders (10th) in takeaways (27), aided by a school record 19 interceptions.

Campbell enters its first season as a member of the Big South Conference on the football field in 2018.

The Camels return 44 letterwinners, including 18 starters (eight offense, seven defense, three special teams), from their 2017 squad.

Campbell kicks off its 2018 schedule on August 30, hosting Chowan at Barker-Lane Stadium. The Camels open Big South play October 20 at Monmouth.